SAVE THE DATE: EAST Conference 2014 | Your Future is Trending Now | March 19-21 | Hot Springs Convention Center, Hot Springs, Arkansas

2013 Exhibitors

ESRI

ESRI

Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) software gives you the power to think and plan geographically. GIS is used in more than 350,000 organizations worldwide. It helps cities, governments, universities, and Fortune 500 companies save money, lives, and our environment. Whether transporting ethanol or studying landslides, these organizations use GIS to collect, manage, and analyze geographic information, which helps them see relationships, patterns, and trends. They can then solve problems and make better decisions because they are looking at their data in a way that is quickly understood and easily shared.

UALR College of EIT

UALR College of EIT

ualr.edu/eit

UALR’s College of Engineering & Information Technology is fast becoming the finest teaching facility anywhere for advanced engineering, integrated technology, & computer based degrees.

Arkansas Science & Technology Authority

Arkansas Science & Technology Authority

www.arepscor.org

The Arkansas ASSET Initiative is a multi-institutional, interdisciplinary, state-wide program administered by the Arkansas Science & Technology Authority. Our current project, ASSET II, is designed to strengthen Arkansas research areas with potential for national significance and with major economic development potential. ASSET research centers include: Plant Powered Production (P3) Center Arkansas GREEN Solar Cells Research Center Vertically-Integrated Center for Transformative Energy Research (VICTER) These centers are making advances in: plant-based production, solar cell technology, and new power electronics. The Arkansas ASSET Initiative is part of the National Science Foundation’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) Program. An integral component of the program is entrepreneurial training, support for commercialization of new technologies, and an educational outreach program that targets the STEM pipeline needed to support the advanced technologies workforce.

Acxiom Corporation

Acxiom Corporation

www.acxiom.com

About Acxiom - Acxiom is a recognized leader in marketing services and technology that enable marketers to successfully manage audiences, personalize consumer experiences and create profitable customer relationships. Our superior industry-focused, consultative approach combines consumer data and analytics, databases, data integration and consulting solutions for personalized, multichannel marketing strategies. Acxiom leverages over 40 years of experience in data management to deliver high-performance, highly secure, reliable information management services. Founded in 1969, Acxiom is headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA, and serves clients around the world from locations in the United States, Europe, Asia-Pacific and South America. For more information about Acxiom, visit Acxiom.com. Receive all new Acxiom job postings by following us on Twitter at @acxiomjobs.

Playingmondo

Playingmondo

www.playingmondo.com

Playingmondo is a platform for creating interactive location based mixed reality experiences and games. It is used by many different customers for entertainment, teaching, knowledge distribution, marketing campaigns and exercise.

Arkansas Department of Human Services

Arkansas Department of Human Services

www.arstatejobs.com

The Department of Human Services (DHS) is Arkansas's largest state agency with more than 8,000 positions in 181 offices across all 75 counties. Each county has at least one local office where citizens can apply for positions within the county office. DHS Employees work in 13 divisions along with 8 support offices to provide services to more than 1 million Arkansans each year. Many families experience stresses and when they need help to cope with them, DHS is there. DHS has trained professionals to help children and families with their problems. Our staff is there for families who need support to keep their children at home, for families who temporarily cannot care for their own children, and to help solve the family and community issues which contribute to these difficulties. DHS employees work hard every day, making people's lives better all around Arkansas. DHS is indeed a great place to work!

Siemens PLM Software

Siemens PLM Software

http://www.plm.automation.siemens.com/en_us/about_us/goplm/index.shtml

The Global Opportunities in PLM (GO PLM) Program provides education and community development programs to develop the next generation of scientists, engineers and business leaders who can address future technological challenges.

University of Arkansas College of Engineering

University of Arkansas College of Engineering

changeyourworld.uark.edu

At the University of Arkansas College of Engineering, we put you first. From the time you arrive for your campus tour until the moment you walk across the stage to claim your hard-earned degree, we are about you. Students First is the mantra of the College of Engineering and the university as a whole. We want to provide you with the social and academic support that you need for a successful college career. We work to eliminate the challenges students typically face in completing an engineering degree. In our Freshman Engineering Program, for example, we'll guide you through your first year with mentoring and advising services to help you choose a concentration, keep up with your classwork, and begin to think about your future career. Our faculty and staff provide excellent academic service with patient, positive, and helpful attitudes. When you're a member of our engineering family, we'll go the extra mile to guide you on your journey to your successful career in engineering. Many of our current students say they value the close relationships they're formed with their professors, who are always available to answer questions, help solve a problem or just chat about life. In short, student-centeredness permeates everything we do. It guides every decision we make. It motivates us to continuously ask ourselves how we can serve you better, and then to act upon that task.

Arkansas Center for Health Improvement

Arkansas Center for Health Improvement

http://www.achi.net

The Arkansas Center for Health Improvement (ACHI) is a nonpartisan, independent health policy center dedicated to improving the health of Arkansans. It is jointly supported by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, the Arkansas Department of Health, Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Arkansas Children's Hospital, and Delta Dental of Arkansas.

Arkansas Tech University

Arkansas Tech University

www.atu.edu

Arkansas Tech University, a state-supported institution of higher education, is dedicated to nurturing scholastic development, integrity, and professionalism. The University offers a wide range of traditional and innovative programs which provide a solid educational foundation for life-long learning to a diverse community of learners.

Southern Arkansas University Tech

Southern Arkansas University Tech

WWW.SAUTECH.EDU

Southern Arkansas University Tech is a two-year college specializing in applied science programs and university transfer programs. Applied science programs offered include Computer Information Technology, Engineering Technology, Industrial Technologies, and Multimedia Technology which includes Film & Video Production, Graphic Design, and Web Design & Development. In addition to offering traditional classroom courses, SAU Tech offers a number of internet courses and on-line degrees. Contact us by calling or texting 870.833.0593!

UCA STEMteach

UCA STEMteach

www.uca.edu/go/STEMteach

We are the UTeach replication program at UCA and a part of the Arkansas STEM Works initiative to prepare secondary mathematics and science teachers.

Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts

Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts

www.asmsa.org

Public residential high school for academically advanced Juniors and Seniors in Arkansas.

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

eastweb.ualr.edu

UALR provides 10 scholarships each academic year worth $10,000.00 and renewable for up to 4 years.

Arkansas State University

Arkansas State University

http://www.astate.edu/cdi

The mission of the Center for Digital Initiatives (CDI), a Center of Excellence, is to promote ASU's position as a leader in the use of virtual environments for cross-disciplinary teaching, research, and service. The CDI creates resources to foster collaborative and synergistic relationships within the university, the state, and the nation.

University of Arkansas at Monticello

University of Arkansas at Monticello

http://www.afrc.uamont.edu/sfr/

Situated in the pine forests of Southeast Arkansas on the edge of the rich Mississippi Delta, the School of Forest Resources is ideally located to serve the state's natural resources educational needs. Our School is located on the campus of the University of Arkansas at Monticello, and supports the tripartite mission of the Arkansas Forest Resources Center, a University of Arkansas Center of Excellence, through the delivery of academic programs focused on natural resources.

Northwest Arkansas Community College

Northwest Arkansas Community College

https://www.nwacc.edu/web/empacts/index

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE – Bentonville, Arkansas (EAST/EMPACTS Program): EMPACTS (Educationally Managed Projects Advancing Curriculum, Technology/Teamwork, and Service) is an adult level, college curricular adaptation of a successful K-12 pedagogical model called the EAST Initiative. The EMPACTS Learning Model transforms learners into innovative, productive leaders, who make meaningful contributions to the community, while deepening their learning of course content. This process promotes meaningful learning experiences, as teams of students use technology to solve community, content-based problems. Adult Learners gain an enhanced learning of the curriculum, while increasing self-esteem, confidence, motivation, and awareness of their role in serving their community. EMPACTS students develop personal and professional skills that increase their potential to achieve success in the workplace. NWACC EMPACTS Faculty partner with learners and the community as they implement service learning projects with a curricular focus. EAST students, who are looking for an EAST experience beyond high school, should consider the EAST/EMPACTS program at Northwest Arkansas Community College. We have had eight years of successful student directed projects and have opportunities for scholarships, service as EMPACTS Tech Corp students and growth as individuals preparing for a four year college or the work force. For more information contact the EAST/EMPACTS Facilitator C. Dianne Phillips, Associate Professor of Science and Mathematics dphillips@nwacc.edu, 479-619-4159

University of Arkansas - Fort Smith

University of Arkansas - Fort Smith

uafs.edu

4 year college - BSAT Program (Applied Animation)

UALR College of Science

UALR College of Science

www.http://ualr.edu/csam

UALR's College of Science(COS)is the 2nd largest college within UALR. Our departments consists of Applied Science, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Health, Human Performance and Sport Management, Mathematics, Nursing and Physics.

UA Community College at Morrilton

UA Community College at Morrilton

uaccm.edu

Communtiy College offering associate degrees in general education, technical and some professional studies

University of Arkansas, Little Rock

University of Arkansas, Little Rock

http://ualr.edu/masscomm/

The School of Mass Communication prepares academically sound and technically proficient students. The School provides them with the theoretical and practical knowledge to become perceptive media consumers and effective media practitioners in broadcasting, media production and design, film, journalism, and public relations, as well as in areas created by new and emerging technologies. The School also actively participates in community outreach, and it instills in its students high degrees of social responsibility and career-related professionalism, coupled with a life-long desire to learn through post-graduate education and experience.

Arkansas Society of Professional Surveyors

Arkansas Society of Professional Surveyors

www.arprofessionalsurveyors.com

The Arkansas Society of Professional Surveyors (ASPS) is a non-profit association dedicated to serving the public interest and advancing the profession of surveying.

University of Central Arkansas

University of Central Arkansas

www.uca.edu

Over the last century, the University of Central Arkansas has become a four-year public institution offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees. It is one of the best and most affordable options for higher education in the South. UCA offers more than 100 undergraduate courses of study, 33 master’s degree programs, and four doctoral programs for students to explore. UCA housing is top rate, offering 10 halls and abundant apartment housing. UCA offers residential colleges that are co-education living and learning communities that provide opportunities to connect to every aspect of student life. Residential college students are enrolled in the same cluster of classes to promote collaborative learning and have the added bonus of living side-by-side with UCA faculty and older mentoring students. For the competitive type, our intramural sports give every UCA student a chance to participate in a competitive sports activity. In fact, sports play a HUGE role in the UCA experience! The University of Central Arkansas proudly participates in 15 NCAA Division I varsity sports: seven men’s sports and eight women’s sports. As a member of the Southland Conference, UCA competes against schools from Texas and Louisiana. Join the Bear Den and get involved in the excitement that is UCA sports!

Arkansas STEM Coalition

Arkansas STEM Coalition

www.arkansasstemcoalition.com

The Arkansas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Coalition is a statewide partnership of leaders from the corporate, education, government and community sectors which plans, encourages, coordinates and advocates policies, strategies, and programs supportive of excellence in STEM teaching and learning in order to expand the economy of Arkansas and produce higher paying jobs.